News Item – Canada needs more doctors. Why is it so hard to get into medical school?

Michael Carter, a professor of industrial engineering at U of T and CHE Affiliate, told The Varsity that provincial governments determine how much doctors are paid — which, in turn, determines which specialties people vie for. “15 years ago, they changed the rate that they were paying family docs and started paying them more. Still, in my opinion, not enough to try to convince people to move from specialties,” he told The Varsity.

Full article at: The Varsity